Trumpocalypse (a/k/a The Death Throes Of National Sovereignty)

So it looks like we’ve got about 55 days until the end of Western civilization, and possibly even life on Earth. That’s right, the Trumpocalypse has officially begun. According to the torrent of histrionic tirades the corporate media have been projectile vomiting out at us since November 9, we are on the brink of a… Read More Trumpocalypse (a/k/a The Death Throes Of National Sovereignty)

The Blood-Dimmed Tide of Neo-nationalism and Other Scary Simulacra

Well, it’s shaping up to be a long, hot Summer, or year, or possibly decade or two, what with all the global political chaos, racial tensions, social unrest, and the blood-dimmed tide of Neo-nationalism rising inexorably out of Spiritus Mundi like the contents of a backed-up toilet. Whatever is actually going on — which is… Read More The Blood-Dimmed Tide of Neo-nationalism and Other Scary Simulacra

Trumpocalypse: America Saves the World Again!

So, Donald Trump, the billionaire buffoon and latest official Hitler-alike, wants to “make America great again,” and neoliberal elites throughout the Western world are noisily soiling themselves en masse in the mainstream press on a daily basis. According to respected, prize-winning papers like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and some other… Read More Trumpocalypse: America Saves the World Again!

The Mainstream Media and Its Discontents

EDITOR’S NOTE: So, it appears our best efforts to locate and therapeutically restrain our itinerant employee, CJ Hopkins, have thus far been in vain. Because yesterday he published the following piece in CounterPunch, a widely-read left-wing magazine covering politics in a manner its editors describe as “muckraking with a radical attitude.” As our operatives were… Read More The Mainstream Media and Its Discontents